Ali Javey

Job title: 
Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

Ali Javey is a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley and a Co-Director of the Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center. He is also a faculty scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory where he serves as the program leader of Electronic Materials (E-Mat). He is an associate editor of ACS Nano and the Bay Area PV Consortium (BAPVC).

Professor Javey’s research interests encompass the fields of chemistry, materials science and electrical engineering. His work focuses on the integration of nanoscale electronic materials for various technological applications, including novel nano-electronics, flexible circuits and sensors, and energy generation and harvesting.

For his contributions to the field, he has received a number of awards, including the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (2011); IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award (2010); Alfred P. Sloan Fellow (2010); Mohr Davidow Ventures Innovators Award (2010); National Academy of Sciences Award for Initiatives in Research (2009); Technology Review TR35 (2009); NSF Early CAREER Award (2008); U.S. Frontiers of Engineering by National Academy of Engineering (2008).

Professor Javey received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from Stanford University in 2005, and served as a Junior Fellow of Harvard Society of Fellows from 2005 to 2006.

Research interests: 

Physical Electronics (PHY)
Energy (ENE)
Micro/Nano Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Javey Research Group 


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